Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Magdeburger Warte ...

... a medieval watchtower, first mentionned in 1252,
located immediately next to the B 1 federal road
to Magdeburg on the edge of the Lappwald ...

... border marker (1848)
on the old Brunswick-Prussian boundary ...

... view from the tower on the Lappwald,
the woods mark the former Inner German Border ...

... view on Helmstedt and B1 federal road ...

Magdeburger Warte ... (DE)
by wolfgangroehl.de
... Im Jahre 1252 wird der Turm als Teil einer Landwehr,
einem der eigentlichen Stadtbefestigung nach Osten
vorgelagerten Grabensystems, erstmalig erwähnt ...

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